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Same-Sex Penguin Couple Fosters An Egg In Sydney

The new penguin couple are named Sphen and Magic, and the two males are about to take the leap into parenthood. They are often spotted together, waddling or going for a swim.
Gentoo penguins relax in the cool temperatures at the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium in 2016. Sphen and Magic, the newest penguin couple in the aquarium, are fostering an egg together. Source: James D. Morgan/Getty Images

In the penguin habitat at an aquarium in Sydney, love is in the air.

The newest penguin couple here are named Sphen and Magic, and the two males are about to take the leap into parenthood.

Sea Life Sydney Aquarium said they became inseparable before breeding season, "constantly seen waddling around and

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